Sophisticated and eye-catching fashion has been the trend throughout the fall of 2016 and fashion experts are anticipating winter 2017 will be filled with even more fabulously striking winter fashion. Top designers set a high standard for bold and unconventional winter apparel during London Fashion Week. Their stunning combinations of fabrics and colors will heavily influence the winter fashion that will be seen in throughout the United Kingdom and Europe in 2017.Here is a look at the fabulous winter fashion you can expect in 2017:
Leather was everywhere during London Fashion Week. Leather coats and thigh-high boots were seen in winter fashions by Chanel, H&M, Emilio Pucci, Céline, Balmain, and Zadig & Voltaire. Suede versions appeared at Emilio Pucci and Balmain, while smoother and suppler leathers were seen in the Chanel and Céline collection.
Alexander Wang, the creative director at Balenciaga, presented shorter jackets and coats with large, rounded shoulders in tribute to the oversized styles from the era of Cristobal Balenciaga. The oversized, padded shoulder softened bulkier winter silhouettes on the catwalks of Gucci and Proenza Schouler.
Bold Checks & Plaids
This winter season is embracing the Scottish tartan by emphasizing everything from red and green checks to dramatic blue and black plaids. Grunge-inspired checkered patterns were prevalent throughout the Saint Laurent collection while more masculine plaids were a huge success in the Céline and Stella McCartney line-up.
Tweed is a time-honored statement of sophistication. In 2014, this fabric will be reinvented in various forms of winter fashion. Coco Chanel was the first designer to feminize the traditionally masculine fabric, but it has been retransformed this winter by Dolce & Gabbana, and Haider Ackermann, as well as the legendary Chanel.
Mohair is one of the hottest fibers for winter fashion in 2017 because its soft, fluffy exterior is flattering to almost any silhouette. It is paired with sleek and shiny pants to contrast the subtle and inviting Mohair tops from Balmain. Mohair was greatly utilized throughout the Alexander Wang and Emporio Armani collections where its featherweight composition helped to slim down bigger and boxier shapes.
Soft Pink Coats
Although many designers are using vibrant colors and patterns for their pants and dresses, their winter coats graced the London Fashion Week runways in delicate shades of powder pink. The angelic and sweet shade of English Rose brings a soft touch of romance to traditional winter fashion.
Winter fashion 2017 will inspire women to steal their fathers’, husbands’ or boyfriends’ traditional suits. The latest trends highlight oversized and pin-striped suits with timeless tailoring. Mafia-inspired suits that were reminiscent of the 1920’s was seen at Maison Martin Margiela, Stella McCartney, and Yohji Yamamoto.
Navy & Ecru
Every Londoner should have a knee-length navy or ecru coat for the winter of 2014. Head-to-toe navy and ecru will be seen throughout the streets of London and Europe in 2014.Dark navy blue is considered the new black for 2014. Chloé, Valentino, and Céline winter fashions are filled with intense navy and creamy shades of white.
Stylish dance attire always looks good, even when you don’t plan on dancing. Leggings, leg warmers, wrap skirts, cat-suits, and sexy oversized sweaters are a fabulous way to show off your figure while keeping warm. You can find fabulous winter fashion and affordable tights at Move Dancewear.
Fabulous winter fashion for 2017 will be an eclectic combination filled with ambiguity and drama. New trends are breaking down the barriers between feminine and masculine, opulence and grunge, past and present. These contrasts reflect the multiple facets of the 21st-century woman while celebrating her unique personal style.